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within sight of the very trashcan in which she and her siblings nearly died. Lilo and her three surviving littermates, estimated at between three and seven days old when they were found, spent several weeks in foster care before they were made available for adoption in July. Castle Rock residents Hansen and Waggoner aren’t sure why they were selected from among the dozens who wanted to

The Douglas County School District will appeal a judge’s ruling that it violated the Colorado Fair Campaign Practices Act and attempted to influence the outcome of the recent school board election. The ruling was in response to a mid-October complaint filed with the Colorado Secretary of State by unsuccessful school board candidate Julie Keim. She alleged DCSD used district resources to support its preferred candidates, and Administra- Keim tive Law Judge Hollyce Farrell agreed. Those four ultimately successful candidates — Doug Benevento, Jim Geddes, Judi Reynolds and Meghann Silverthorn — support the school district’s educationreform policies. Farrell’s finding of a violation applied to only one of several claims — a districtfinanced report praising the reforms that was emailed to potential voters — that Keim’s attorney presented during two days of testimony. But the former candidate said it was the key piece of evidence. “We were really looking for the finding on that report, because that was the direct connection of using taxpayer resources

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Castle Rock husband-and-wife Morris Hansen and Denise Waggoner hold Lilo during one of her rare still moments at Highlands Ranch’s Heritage Regional Park. Photo by Jane Reuter

Puppy found in trashcan thriving ‘Rambunctious’ Lilo was among dogs abandoned in Highlands Ranch By Jane Reuter

jreuter@coloradocommunitymedia. com Lilo squirms in owner Morris Hansen’s arms, wiggling out of his grasp and into the waiting arms of Denise Waggoner, who stands next to her husband.

“She’s kind of rambunctious,” Hansen said, smiling. At almost eight months, the 12-pound puppy’s energy level is about normal. She’s come a long way from the first hours of her life, spent in a trashcan in Highlands Ranch’s Heritage Regional Park. Lilo was abandoned there with her four Shih Tzumix siblings, one of which died before the newborns were discovered on May 21. Just before Christmas, Lilo’s adoptive owners brought her back to the park for a pre-holiday romp. She ran and played

THE TOP 13 SOUTH METRO STORIES OF 2013 and cards from people from around the area. “Warrior strong” and “Warriors always take care of one another” could be seen on signs across the area. Arapahoe County Sheriff Grayson Robinson praised the quick response of the school resource officer after Karl Pierson began shooting at around 12:30 p.m. Dec. 13. With the resource officer fast approaching, Pierson took his own life about 80 seconds after firing his first shot. Since the shooting, classes have been canceled at Arapahoe High School. They are scheduled to resume next week. — Chris Rotar

A look back at the news that left the biggest impression last year Staff report The south metro Denver area saw no shortage of news — or controversy — in 2013, making it a tough task to narrow down the contenders for our stories-of-the-year package. The newsroom staff of Colorado Community Media has whittled the list down to 13 for 2013. They are listed in no particular order, aside from the story of the year, the Arapahoe High School shooting, which horrified us all. You can decide how the other 12 should be ranked.

C-470 project around the bend

Following two years of outreach and research, this February, the C-470 Corridor Coalition Steering Committee — made up of

School shooting at Arapahoe High

An 18-year-old student entered Arapahoe High School, home of the Warriors, on Dec. 13, shot a fellow student in the head, then killed himself. Authorities believe the gunman, an Arapahoe High senior, was targeting a faculty member, but was prepared to cause mass casualties at the Centennial school.

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Makeshift memorials began to pop up immediately in the aftermath of the Dec. 13 shooting at Arapahoe High School. Two weeks later, flowers, notes, signs and candles still lined the perimeter of the school. Photo by Chris Rotar Claire Davis, a 17-year-old senior at the school, spent more than a week in critical condition at Littleton Adventist Hospital. She died Dec. 21.

In the days following the shooting, community support poured in for Davis in the form of prayers, vigils and a tribute outside a fence at the school that included gifts, flowers

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Library dropping fines on some kids’ books Policy change based on research that predicts academic success By Jane Reuter

jreuter @coloradocommunitymedia.com In a move aimed at deepening a childhood love of reading, Douglas County Libraries plans to stop charging overdue fines on many children’s books. The new policy applies to illustrated juvenile books and takes effect Jan. 17. “I want two outcomes (from this),” said library district director Jamie LaRue. “One is more books in people’s homes. The second is that I want people to understand that there is no better investment they can make in the mind of their child than to get as many books in front of them as possible.” The fine-free policy doesn’t apply to all children’s materials, but to those he describes as picture books. “These are the large colorful books, typically with an illustration on each page but also a great deal of text,” LaRue said. “They tend to be the books that are read to them

by the parents.” The books, he said, “probably constitute the bulk of our business. After DVDs, we check out more of these than we do anything else. But I keep running across parents who tell me really shame-facedly, `I have so many fines.’ Once I heard a mother say to her son, `You can only check out one book this week because we have so many fines.’ “I thought, why am I punishing people who are doing the right thing for their children? Take out 20 books. Read them all.” LaRue’s belief in the power of books stems from research, including the results of a 20-year study published in the journal, “Research in Social Stratification and Mobility.” It showed the importance of early exposure to books — lots of books. Data compiled from 27 countries showed that children in homes with a 500-book library or greater achieve a higher level of education than those with less exposure to books. The positive influence of home libraries, the study said, crosses cultural and income levels, and boosts a child’s chances for academic success regardless of the parents’ literacy level.

The abolishment of fines doesn’t mean the books are free for the taking. If a book isn’t returned after six weeks, it will be categorized as “lost” and subject to replacement cost. But no fines will be assessed on picture books returned at any time after the due date. The policy isn’t yet permanent, either. Library staff will track the project through 2014 to see if it achieves the desired goal of increasing picture book circulation. Based on those results, they’ll recommend whether to continue the practice. LaRue, who’d been pondering the idea for some time, is retiring in January and said his pending departure prompted him to move forward with the idea. “This is my swan song,” he said. “It’s something that’s kind of bothered me, and this will be my last chance to do something about it.” DCL isn’t the first system to try the fine-free approach. Denver Public Library no longer assesses fines on overdue children’s materials, and some library proponents, in what has become a hot-button issue, believe the fees drive people away from the public system in favor of buying books.

Stephanie Rogers of Douglas County Libraries reads to children during a Dec. 26 story hour at the Highlands Ranch library. Photo by Jane Reuter

NEWS IN A HURRY Water rates locked in for 2014 Simultaneous water projects will increase rates for Centennial Water and Sanitation District customers effective Jan. 1. The district’s board of directors voted Dec. 16 to approve the 2014 budget, which includes a rate hike of 6.8 percent for the average customer. Bruce Lesback, director of finance and administration for CWSD, previously said costs associated with both the Water Infrastructure and Supply Ef-

ficiency Partnership (WISE) and Chatfield Reallocation Project were unavoidable. Rates also went up by 2 percent in 2012 and 3.8 percent in 2013.

Windbreak workshop The Douglas County Conservation District is hosting a windbreak workshop Jan. 15 in Franktown. Attendees will learn about recommended tree species, and how to plant and care for seedlings, as

well as how to design a windbreak for their properties. The district is asking that people RSVP for the workshop. To get more information about the workshop, its location and other details, send an email to Pam Brewster at pam. brewster@co.nacdnet.net.

Free passes for library card holders People who have Douglas County

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THINGS TO DO JAN. 5 BLOOD DRIVE Christ Lutheran Church community blood drive is from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Jan. 5 inside the Fellowship Hall at 8997 S. Broadway, Highlands Ranch. For information or to schedule an appointment, contact the church office at 303-7910803 or www.chistlutheran-elca.org. JAN. 11 COFFEE TASTING The Highlands Ranch Community Association will have its annual coffee tasting with Starbucks to raise money for its scholarship fund. This year’s event will focus on how to properly use a French Press and to pair various coffees with the right food. The coffee tasting is from 9:30-11 a.m. Jan. 11 at the Eastridge Recreation Center, 9848 University Blvd., Highlands Ranch. Tickets are $10 in advance, $13 day of and can be purchased online at http://hrcaonline.org/ hrcainfo/calendarhrca/tabid/275/ctl/viewdetail/mid/1302/ itemid/5844/d/20140111/Coffee-Tasting.aspx JAN. 14 DIVORCE SEMINAR St. Andrew United Methodist Church, 9203 S. University Blvd., Highlands Ranch, presents a 10-week seminar “Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends,” from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting Jan. 14. The seminar promotes healing for those who are going through a divorce or the ending of a love relationship. It offers education, support and optional social activities. Cost is $175 for the 10-week class and complimentary child care is provided with prior registration. To register, or for information, email Beth Walker at bethdwalker@ gmail.com. JAN. 14 SUPPORT GROUP If you have recently learned that your

child is gay, you may have a lot of questions. PFLAG: Parents, Families, Friends of Lesbians, Gays, Gender - Support meets from 7-8:45 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd. We offer support as well as a speaker or video.  Everything is confidential and all are welcome.  If you have questions or want more detail, contact us at info@ pflaghighlandsranch.org.

JAN. 18 AUDITIONS KIWANIS Club of Castle Rock will have auditions

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JAN. 30 FRACKING/ENERGY POLICY Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is a controversial method of extracting previously unavailable oil and gas reserves from the ground by fracturing rock by injecting pressurized fluids. Proponents claim that it opens up vast amounts of natural gas within the United States and could play a key role in the United States gaining energy independence within the not too distant future. Opponents claim that the chemicals used in fracking represent a significant environmental risk to ground water and other elements of the environment. Join Active Minds from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, as we explore the risks and benefits of fracking and put it into the broader context of U.S. Energy Policy. This free event is sponsored by Vi Living and takes place at Highlands Ranch Library, 9292 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch. RSVP at 303-791-7323. FEB. 8 CHINESE NEW Year Highlands Ranch Community Association,

along with the Great Wall Chinese Academy, plans a daylong Chines New Year celebration from noon to 5 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Southridge Recreation Center, 4800 McArthur Ranch Road, Highlands Ranch. 2014 marks the Celebration of the Year of the Horse. The event features traditional Chinese art performances on stage. It showcases programs to include lion dances, Chinese folk dances, traditional music and instruments, martial arts demonstrations, and a children’s chorus. The cultural fair showcases traditional Folk Art displays, Chinese costumes, crafts, authentic Chinese calligraphy and brush paintings, numerous Chinese shops, delicious Chinese New Year refreshments and food including dumplings, rolls, balls, noodles, rice and more. Tickets: $7 in advance, $10 day of. Tickets can be purchased online at: http://hrcaonline.org/hrcainfo/calendarhrca/tabid/275/ ctl/viewdetail/mid/1302/itemid/5758/d/20140208/Showtimeat-Southridge---Chinese-New-Year.aspx.

At halftime of the Dec. 20 boys basketball game between Arapahoe High School and Rock Canyon, the Rock Canyon student body invited Arapahoe students to join them on the court and presented a banner of support for the neighboring school. Photo by Jim Benton

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Danny Starr, of Highlands Ranch, will display works of art at Jaded Tautology, Fort Lewis College’s Graduating Seniors Art Majors Exhibition. Starr, an art and graphic design option major, has the following works in the show: “Untitled,” oil on wood; “Density Dependant,” oil on wood; “Balance,” oil on wood; and “Voodoo Chile,” oil on canvas. Senior level art majors exhibit their creations in the main gallery of the Art Building, on display from Dec. 4-21. The works on display show advanced projects in media ranging from graphic design to fine art and textiles. Participating students design, curate and install the exhibition. Levi Orlady, of Highlands Ranch, was one of 77 Butler University students to participate in Fall Alternative Break, an annual service trip where Butler students travel to various locations throughout the United States to assist communities in need in various ways.

Amy Corr, of Highlands Ranch, graduated with a specialist in education, educational leadership, from the University of Northern Colorado. Katie Ellison, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary teaching from the University of Northern Colorado. Melissa Horan, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in music education, instrumental music, from the University of Northern Colorado. Matthew Karp, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in history, secondary teaching, from the University of Northern Colorado. George Lares Karageorgis, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Northern Colorado. Melissa Lucero, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in history, secondary teaching, from the University of Northern Colorado. Janna Moreau-Carrera, of Highlands

Kay Witt, of Highlands Ranch, earned a master’s degree in music from the University of Northern Colorado. Elaine Woodring, of Highlands Ranch, earned a specialist in education, educational leadership, from the University of Northern Colorado. Nicholas Milberger, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree from Concordia University, Nebraska, in August 2013. Amanda Marsh, of Highlands Ranch, graduated with a bachelor’s degree in visual art from Azusa Pacific University.

Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in art and design, visual communication design, from the University of Northern Colorado. Todd Panik, of Highlands Ranch, earned a master’s degree in sport and exercise science from the University of Northern Colorado. Bria Pellandini, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in theatre arts from the University of Northern Colorado. Dillon Peters, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in music education, instrumental music, from the University of Northern Colorado. Tori Riches, of Highlands Ranch, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in elementary teaching from the University of Northern Colorado. Amy Shinners, of Highlands Ranch, graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Northern Colorado. Haley Suby, of Highlands Ranch, earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Northern Colorado.

Military Air National Guard Airman 1st Class David S. O’Grady graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. O’Grady is the son of Raymond Reynolds, of Highlands Ranch, and Julia Reynolds, of Littleton. He is a 2007 graduate of Arapahoe High School, Centennial.

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ned a Continued from Page 1 iverto finance a political agenda,” Keim said, nch, saying the other instances showed a pattern of poor behavior. “We’re just trying ato make sure election law is followed of and public dollars aren’t used for political purposes. Really, elections should be based on what is true and accurate not m what is portrayed by a political ideology.” ugust In an emailed statement, DCSD leaders said they disagree with the judge’s inch, terpretation of the law, noting the ruling applied to only one of several claims. y. “In the lone claim in which the Administrative Law Judge found a violation, the district respectfully disagrees and will imss mediately appeal,” reads the statement sent by a DCSD spokeswoman and attributed to school board president Kevin s. Larsen. “The judge seems to have conlds, cluded that it is a violation of law anytime the district disseminates positive news ds, involving its education policy agenda if there are also candidates for school board who support that agenda.” The judge’s finding against the district applied to the paper titled “The Most Interesting School District in America?” written by the American Enterprise Institute’s Frederick Hess as part of a contracted deal with DCSD. In mid-September, the district emailed a link to the paper to 85,000 parents and community members - all potential voters in the Nov. 5, 2013 election. DCSD later revealed it had contracted with Hess to write the paper. A copy of it also was delivered to many Douglas County residences about a month before the election, accompanied by a letter of endorsement for the four board-supported candidates signed by state lawmakers Sen. Ted Harvey, Rep. Frank McNulty and Rep. Polly Lawrence. The judge “finds that the Hess report was commissioned and published as a means to support the reform agenda and any candidates who would further that agenda,” Farrell wrote in her Dec. 24 rul-

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ing. “The ALJ finds that the district spent public funds to influence the outcome of the board election when it commissioned and paid $15,000 for the Hess report.” Farrell did not agree DCSD violated the act when its educational foundation contracted with former U.S. Secretary of Education Bill Bennett, through alleged attempts to hamper the distribution of some campaign materials, publicize reform-candidate-only forums or give candidates unequal access to information — four other claims Keim made in her complaint. Farrell did not levy a fine against DCSD, noting Keim didn’t request one. “I’m just happy to try to hold them accountable for doing something wrong,” Keim said. “A big reason for pursuing this is to let people know that what you hear or read is not always true. And we all need to be very informed. “It would be silly for them to appeal it. I think they should stop mis-using taxpayer dollars to defend inappropriate acts on their part.” Keim said she is paying her attorney through personal funds, and has received donations from supporters. DCSD plans to not only appeal Farrell’s ruling but to seek reimbursement for its legal fees. It has not yet received a final tally of those expenses from law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, hired to defend it in the case. “The Administrative Law Judge ruled in the district’s favor on five allegations under the campaign finance act, finding that there was absolutely no basis for those complaints,” according to the school district’s statement. “Because the Judge’s rejection of those allegations was so emphatic, the district intends to ask for an award in its litigation costs.” DCSD paid Hess $30,000 for his work, $15,000 of it from school district public funds and the remainder through the Douglas County Educational Foundation. While Bennett’s contract has not been released, school leaders previously have said he was paid $50,000 through a private donation made to the DCEF.

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adopt. “We were told 60 people applied for the four puppies,” Waggoner said. “We don’t know how we got so lucky.” While in adoptive care, the helpless puppies grew into brown balls of fluffy fur. Lilo since has exchanged her dark puppy coat for a buff color; the fluffy fur remains. Waggoner said both the story of the puppies’ harsh beginnings and the sight of Lilo’s fluffy face in the newspaper compelled her to suggest she and Hansen adopt the puppy. “It’s a touching story, but quite honestly, we saw her little face and thought, `She’s speaking to us’,” Waggoner said. “When the humane society posted little descriptions of their demeanors, we thought she’d fit in well with us. It’s just the two of us.” Douglas County Animal Control Officer Caitlyn Cahill, who fostered the puppies, had previously described Lilo as a loner. With Waggoner and Hansen as her human pack, she’s not a loner now. While they don’t see any signs of lingering trauma, her owners said Lilo prefers having them in her sights. “She wants people around,” Waggoner said. “If you’re not around, she’s coming to find you.” Because Hansen works from home, Lilo rarely is alone. Though the couple’s home has a yard, Lilo prefers to have company

At almost eight months, Lilo is “kind of rambunctious,” owner Morris Hansen said. Photo by Jane Reuter even there. “She likes to play outside and wants to go out, while I’m trying to work inside,” Hansen said. “She keeps us young,” Wagonner said. “She’s our kid.” During a recent visit, a veterinarian pronounced Lilo “perfectly healthy.” Regardless, Waggoner still hopes the person who abandoned the puppies comes forward. “But mostly, they should know there are options for puppies you don’t want,” she said. “We just don’t want them to do it to other dogs.”

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2014 Philip S. Miller Grant applications due January 31 Douglas County is accepting grant applications through January 31, 2014 for 2014 Philip S. Miller funds. To qualify for a grant an applicant must be a 501(c)3 or 501(c)4 tax-exempt organization; serve residents of Douglas County; and provide a service that supports health and human services for at risk and underserved populations. For more information visit www. douglas.co.us/countyadmin/ miller-grant/ or contact Dru Campbell at 303.660.7401.

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January 2, 2014

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Nocturnal sales pitches and worthless coins I was warned. When I mentioned to a friend several years ago that I was planning to move my television to the master bedroom, my friend said, “You might regret it.” I think she was right. I now watch about 10 times as much programming as I did when the set was in the living room. The programming isn’t any better than it used to be — in fact, it’s worse. Add to that some horrific visions in my room of rest, like the one I had recently when I couldn’t sleep, and simply wanted something or someone to comfort me back into the arms of Morpheus. I turned on the television at about 3 a.m., and a man who looked exactly like entertainer Jack Cassidy — just a little too good looking — started yelling at me about quarters. He was standing right next to hundreds of shiny, uncirculated quarters, row after row of them. For a limited time only I could own all of them, and ones that were yet to be minted — for two easy payments. He had his pitch down perfectly, never stumbled over his words, or let on that he was a shill — which he was.

He was exceedingly annoying, but I couldn’t stop watching, or wondering how many others were watching too and reaching for their credit cards. Here’s a flashback for you. For the final eight years of a dear friend’s life, I fixed her Sunday breakfast. I always brought her flowers. I checked in on her during the week. A couple of times I changed her bedding because of blood, provided updates to her relatives in North Carolina, and expected nothing in return — but I was receiving many, many things in return. She was an artist. I am an artist. She was my final mentor, and I was able to see what it

might be like to have dedicated yourself to a lifetime of art, but now it was no longer possible to make art, not for her. Her husband, a brilliant poet, died long before she did. They lived in a small house on Kearney Street off of Colfax, where Ruth and Littleton made their art and poetry. They created during the day, and enjoyed cocktails in the evening. I never met her husband, but I sensed that he loved Ruth profoundly, and wanted to ensure that she would be taken care of in her last years alone. She told me that he began to invest in coins that were advertised in magazines, that would appreciate unimaginably, and provide financial security beyond belief for anyone who possessed them. My constant readers know that I am a skeptic. I sometimes have doubts that Thursdays will follow Wednesdays. When Ruth died, I was informed that I was to inherit her oil painting supplies. They hadn’t been touched in years, and were worthless to me. Imagine strangled toothpaste tubes. I also was awarded a houseplant. It was

monstrous, and I always said so, but I think she thought I meant that it was monstrously beautiful. Finally, I was given all of Littleton’s coins, bags and bags of them, in neat little packets. I took the bags of coins to a coin shop on Broadway in Denver, and an employee asked me where I had gotten them. He interrupted my story and said, “May I finish for you?” He wanted to know if I had received them from someone whose spouse had died, but beforehand made a substantial investment in coins that would appreciate unimaginably, and provide financial security beyond belief for anyone who possessed them. “Uh, exactly.” He smiled and said, “I’ll give you $170.” I didn’t heed my friend’s warning about a bedroom television — but I’d like to warn you about nocturnal sales pitches for the shiny quarters of your dreams. Or nightmares. Craig Marshall Smith is an artist, educator and Highlands Ranch resident. He can be reached at craigmarshallsmith@comcast.net.

Sincere flattery will get you absolutely everywhere OK, so maybe it’s not flattery that will get you everywhere but rather kindness or, at a minimum, kind words. Don’t get me wrong, flattery when sincerely given is not a bad place to start. The problem comes when we use flattery as a weapon or manipulative tactic instead of having it come from the truth of the heart. Now, there are few things I enjoy more than hearing people speaking lovingly and kindly to one another. And I can assure you that as I have an opportunity to witness such sweet acts and hear such warm words, even though I am not a direct part of the conversation, it warms my heart. It inspires me to seek out opportunities to do the very same thing. And do it as quickly as possible. You know the old saying, “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” I often wonder why more people don’t subscribe to the philosophy or actually put it into practice, doing it so

often that it becomes a good habit and all that emerges from their lips are words of love, hope and encouragement. I bet you can think of a time that you had where you wish the words would have been sweeter, and the outcome much better. Now, I know some families seem to believe that speaking harshly or even caustically to one another is their `norm’ and just couldn’t even imagine trying to speak words that build each other up instead of

tearing each other down. Unfortunately there are other old sayings that people practice that prohibit them from seeing the many benefits of speaking kindly and lovingly toward one another. Sayings like, “familiarity breeds contempt,” or “sometimes it just seems easier to say harsh things or hurt those closest to us.” Maybe it’s time to break that cycle! Maybe our resolution for 2014 could be to speak words of optimism, love, hope and encouragement. What would that sound like in your house, in your family, with your friends, and even with your co-workers? Maybe it will feel a little uncomfortable and even unnatural at first. But the more we do it, the more the people around us will seem to change as well. I am not sure about you, but when I feel like the flattery is sincere or that someone is building me up through the use of kind and loving words, I feel better and every-

thing in my life feels and seems better. My relationships are stronger, work is a better place to be, and my family seems to thrive. “I am so proud of you.” “Nice job today.” “You look beautiful.” “I am so glad you are in my life.” “Thanks for all you do for me or for us.” These are just examples, but I can promise you that when we take the focus off of the bad and we make a genuine effort to verbalize the good to everyone we encounter, it will make an enormous and positive difference in our relationships. Are you speaking words of love, hope and encouragement? Are you operating first and foremost from a position of kindness? I would love to hear all about it at gotonorton@gmail.com. Michael Norton is a resident of Highlands Ranch, the former President of the Zig Ziglar Corporation and the CEO/Founder of www. candogo.com.

letters to the editor healthcare a fundamental human right

Re: U.S. Rep. Mike Coffman’s December column: Mr. Coffman, I share the concerns expressed by your constituents regarding the ACA. I agree that in the wealthiest country in the world, it is reprehensible that hard-working citizens (like my sister and 2 million others) have to make a choice between financial ruin and life itself. That being said, I find your conclusions to be disingenuous and poorly reasoned. Healthcare costs have been going through the roof for decades, way before the advent of the ACA. And the rate of increase has actually leveled since the ACA. So to allude that the ACA is somehow responsible for high costs flies in the face of the evidence. But frankly, all of this misses the point. It’s important to ask the fundamental question, why is our healthcare so expensive and less effective than elsewhere in the world? At its root, it’s because of the perverse incentives that emerge as a result of taking the “patient-centered, market-based approach,” using your words. These incentives emerge as a result of making the assumption that healthcare is the same as any other commodity when it comes to supply and demand. But healthcare is what economists call “price inelastic,” which means that price doesn’t drive demand. This is fundamentally because healthcare lacks the most basic characteristic of an efficient economic model: choice. When you’re faced with death or disability, choice goes out the window. We also agree that Obamacare is not the answer, but I contend that it’s because the ACA doesn’t directly address the fundamental problem of incentives. What the ACA will do is expose the willful opacity so expertly institutionalized by a set of industries that profits mightily from such opacity. As a society we have (rightly) concluded that we’re not going

to leave people to die in the street. In essence this means that healthcare is a fundamental human right as opposed to a privilege. As a society we also agree that we have the right to national security, and we all know that rights come with obligations. We live up to our national obligations by each and every one of us (who is able) pitching in for the universal good. We have a name for this: taxes. For all these reasons and more, it is inevitable that any sustainable delivery system must preserve healthcare as a fundamental human right in a manner that rewards costeffective outcomes. I only hope that we collectively come to this conclusion before we throw the baby out with the bathwater. Tony Dobaj Highlands Ranch

obama finally takes a stand

Our president has, at last, finally stood up for what he really supports. We’re all curious what it could be. Maybe it’s decreasing unemployment, as he is always talking about jobs. No, that’s not it, as he has done nothing to alleviate the 41 percent unemployment of black youth. Perhaps it’s health care, as he is always saying how good Obamacare is. No, that can’t be it because millions of people have lost their health insurance and the Obama regime refuses to let them keep their old policies permanently. Aha, it must be education, right. Obama’s big on education. Wrong again. The Huffington Post reports that Obama has turned loose Attorney General Eric Holder to shut down the Louisiana school voucher program that helped many disadvantaged black students get a good education. The Louisiana Black Alliance For Education Options is fighting to help these children in distress.

So if Obama isn’t really interested in decreasing unemployment, good health insurance, or education, what is his passion? Incredibly, it’s Iran. Obama has stoutly supported Iran by threatening to veto a bipartisan Senate bill that would use sanctions to curtail Iran’s building of a nuclear bomb. When you want to veto your own party, you are really passionate about your stand. No matter that all our allies in the Mideast are against this, so much so that Saudi Arabia is

looking at buying nukes from Pakistan and partnering with Israel. Any thinking person has to wonder why Obama wants to coddle Iran, yet ignores black unemployment, good current health coverage, and education for under privileged children. Maybe that’s the problem. Those that voted for Obama weren’t thinking. Charles Newton Highlands Ranch

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representatives from Douglas, Arapahoe and Jefferson counties, the Highlands Ranch Metro District and cities of Littleton, Lone Tree and Centennial — unanimously approved funding a $230 million widening project of C-470 through the construction of 13.1 miles worth of managed toll lanes in both directions between Kipling and I-25. While construction on the C-470 project — which was awarded $100 million in RAMP funding on behalf of the Colorado Department of Transportation this fall — won’t get underway until 2015, road work dotted the south metro landscape in 2013. Two major projects wound to a close in the latter months of the year, including the widening of US 85 between Highlands Ranch and Louviers, as well as the Broadway/C-470 intersection project, which took over a year to complete. Douglas County spent almost as much money on road maintenance in Highlands Ranch in 2013, $18.3 million, as it did in the previous seven years combined, $21.6 million. A similar amount of work, mostly concrete maintenance, is slated for 2014. The C-470 widening project is expected to be 100 percent complete by January 2018. — Ryan Boldrey

The first civil unions

In a year that saw the Defense of Marriage Act deemed unconstitutional by the US Supreme Court, Colorado became the sixth state in the union to approve civil unions for same-sex couples this March, joining 10 other states where gay marriage is legal. Receiving unanimous support from Senate and House Democrats, SB-11 also picked up three Republican votes along the way, including one from Carole Murray (HD-45) of Castle Rock. Murray said it is not for her to judge others; that should be left to God. Neither Douglas nor Arapahoe County celebrated with midnight unions May 1, the first day couples were allowed to form a legal union, but there were couples in line when both county buildings opened for business that morning. “I didn’t ever think I would see this day,” said Jan Friedlander, who became legally bound to her partner of 26 years, Cynthia Kristensen in Castle Rock. —Ryan Boldrey

Englewood’s Depot dilemma

The future of the Englewood Depot was in the news a lot in 2013, particularly the nd objections raised over the city’s decision to sell the building to a Denver couple instead hy of keeping it in local hands. Railroad officials closed the depot in the th 1950s and it sat empty until the 1990s when eged Englewood residents rallied to save it from e demolition, resulting in the building’s move to its current location at Galapago Street and Dartmouth Avenue. wton The initial plans were to restore it and anchmake it into a museum. While some restoration work was done, the museum idea never got off the ground. The city eventually took possession of the building and, earlier this year, sought a buyer. There were two proposals, one from the Englewood Historical Preservation Society and one from letterpress printers Tom and Patti Parsons. A selection committee unanimously supported Parson’s proposal and council approved the sale for $30,000 despite numerous objections from residents and the historical preservation society. Since the sale went final in October, Tom Parsons said he has been working on clearing a number of hurdles to move forward with letterpress museum plans. — Tom Munds

Elbert County’s ‘dysfunction’

Teetering on the brink of financial insolvency, Elbert County jolted from crisis to crisis during 2013. Governed by a controversial Board of County Commissioners that included two self-proclaimed Tea Party loyalists — Robert Rowland and Kurt Schlegel — during the course of the year, the county struggled to adopt new regulations for oil and gas exploration in the county. A tug-of-war between the conservative BOCC and liberal planning commission resulted in the resignation of planning commission chair Grant Thayer in July and the firing of his successor, Paul Crisan, by the

BOCC in November. Meanwhile, former finance director Stan Wilmer was also fired in November when the county missed a set of deadlines to submit a final 2012 budget audit, a circumstance that prompted the state to freeze disbursement of property tax revenues. As 2013 came to a close, the audit had still not been submitted to the state. And to add insult to injury, a scathing postelection report by a local consultant blamed the BOCC for the defeat of several key bond measures proposed to shore up the county’s ailing finances. The report also blasted the BOCC for “infighting” and escalating “dysfunction” in the county’s leadership. — George Lurie

Apartments on rise in Littleton

After a long dry spell, developers went wild in Littleton, and city council approved four multifamily projects that will add about 1,200 units to the city. All the activity stirred up a hornet’s nest. Consequences included one failed bid for council, one eight-hour public hearing, one grassroots campaign, two successful citizens’ initiatives and some name-calling. But city officials are thrilled, even changing the city’s motto to “Littleton: Anything but Little.” After City Manager Michael Penny took over in 2011, he went to work changing processes and regulations. About 39 percent of Littleton’s housing is multifamily, compared to 16 percent in Douglas County and 32 percent in Denver. Council did reject a controversial proposal to build 225 units east of Littleton Courthouse and has yet to review a plan for 250 more on the southwest corner of Belleview and Federal. There are 774 more units planned for as part of a mixed-use development at Santa Fe and Mineral that council approved in the 1980s, but has never been developed. — Jennifer Smith

Cynthia Kristensen and Jan Friedlander, of Castle Pines, were one of the first two Douglas County couples to enter into a civil union May 1 at the Wilcox Building in Castle Rock. The couple has been together for more than 26 years. File photos

Statue out, God in

Some may argue that God has always been there, and always will be — but this summer, unlike ever before, the Higher Power became visibly higher in the form of newly affixed in words on an overhang in the Castle Rock Town Council’s Chambers. And while the words “In God We Trust,” are now an indelible part of the town hall’s ambience, a bronze sculpture affixed to a town hall stairway, was determined to be welcome no more and removed. After Castle Rock Mayor Paul Donahue brought up his thoughts about wanting “In God We Trust” installed in council chambers, he said he also wanted removal of a sculpture — an about 8-inch-high piece that looks like a melting earth, accompanied by a plaque with the words “Global Warming.” It was one of several small bronze pieces the town’s public arts commission had bought and placed around town. Donahue thought it could be politically contentious. After a council consensus, the sculpture left, but didn’t leave town. The sculpture was donated to a nonprofit that funds school art programs and auctioned off. The new owner: Former Castle Rock Mayor Randy Reed. — Virginia Grantier

Thousands of people waited in line the morning of Aug. 15, in anticipation of Cabela’s opening its doors.

Area is open for business

Several big-name businesses either opened in the area or announced plans to do so in 2013. Perhaps the most notable addition was Cabela’s, a specialty retailer of outdoor recreation merchandise that hired close to 200 employees when it opened in August to much fanfare. Hundreds of die-hard supporters camped out ahead of the grand opening, demonstrating the level of anticipation for the store’s arrival. It not only filled a niche and created jobs, but was expected to generate significant sales tax revenue and secondary economic benefits. Douglas County even funded a study that showed the store’s impact to the local economy will be around $24 million a year. Cabela’s wasn’t the only arrival. Charles Schwab’s 1,800 Denver-area employees will soon move into three buildings in Lone Tree. The $230 million project is still taking shape on a 57-acre lot near Sky Ridge Medical Center. The Schwab buildings were designed, in part, to attract future employees. — Chris Michlewicz

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Pot plans up in smoke

South-metro smokers will have to commute to buy legal marijuana when sales start on Jan. 1, as every community south of Denver to Colorado Springs has either banned retail pot stores or put off a decision until the big-city experiment has a chance to play out. Not all of those governmental decisions were unanimous. Several representatives believed allowing them would more accurately represent what the voters wanted and expected, and some felt like turning away a potential source of sales-tax revenue would be foolhardy. “I believe the voters expect us to approve retail sales of marijuana in the city,” said former Littleton City Councilmember Jim Taylor before that council extended its moratorium until October 2014. “Littleton has a chance to be a leader.” But many worried about things like crime, access by kids and their community’s image. “You never want to bring in revenue that’s going to negatively impact your community,” said Castle Pines Mayor Mark Towne before his council voted to ban sales. — Jennifer Smith

Parker’s prairie dog mystery

Questions swirled after a prairie dog colony on the northeast corner of Mainstreet and Twenty Mile Road in Parker was wiped out in mid-September, upsetting residents who drive and walk by the site every day. Tiny white crosses, with messages saying “RIP Prairie Dogs,” appeared on the empty burrows about a week later, with no one claiming responsibility. A spokeswoman for the Town of Parker said the community development department does not regulate the elimination of

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A last remaining prairie dog from an exterminated colony sits in a vacant field northeast of Mainstreet and Twenty Mile Road in Parker. File photo prairie dogs on private property, and that no violations were committed because the species is not protected. One of the many property owners on the corner confirmed that there were no pending development applications, lead-

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LEFT: One of the two newest Douglas County school board members, Jim Geddes, right, celebrates his victory with Douglas County Republican Chairman Craig Steiner, left, and U.S. Congressman Cory Gardner (R-District 4) Nov. 5 at the Fowl Line in Castle Rock. RIGHT: Parents Amy McDowell, Dina Chatwin and Brenda Greengold, all of whom helped organize rallies for the challenger school board candidates, react after hearing initial election results Nov. 5 at Stumpy’s Pizza in Castle Rock. File photos

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School issues divide Douglas

The Douglas County School Board elections divided the county for months leading up to the Nov. 5 decision. Four candidates endorsed by the Douglas County Republicans and supportive of the district’s controversial education reforms — two of them incumbents — ultimately won the contentious race. They defeated four challengers seeking to change the way the district is being run. Parents and teachers campaigned by painting car windows with the names of their preferred candidates and waving signs at busy intersections throughout the county. Supporters on both sides ran advertisements, hired canvassers and distributed a variety of campaign material. As the year closes, school board members attempt to move forward and resolve

to increase community input, even as some express continued discontent with recently enacted policy changes. — Jane Reuter

Tackling a mountain

Labeling it a “top priority” for 2013, South Metro Denver Chamber President John Brackney led the charge locally to promote the “Fix the Debt” campaign — a national, bipartisan, grassroots effort to resolve “the nation’s ongoing debt crisis.” Brackney spent a great deal of time speaking about the issue and visiting communities across the state to lobby commissioners, mayors and other local leaders to get behind the movement. “Decisions in Washington affect businesses outside the beltway,” Brackney said. “Congress and the president must act now … to create greater market certainty” and “put our country back on a track of fiscal sanity.” Across the state, backing for the campaign grew during the year, bolstered by support from Congressmen Mike Coffman

and Ed Pearlmutter and U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett as well as former Colorado Gov. Dick Lamm. “I believe this is the most important issue facing the United States right now,” said Rick Whipple, a Littleton CPA and chairman of the South Metro chamber, who along with Brackney and other business leaders, made multiple trips to Washington during 2013 to urge lawmakers to come together to achieve a major debt-reform plan. — George Lurie

Sterling Ranch approved, again

For the second time in three years, the Sterling Ranch planned development in northwest Douglas County was unanimously approved by the Douglas County commissioners. The project — which calls for a 12,050-home community located on 3,400 acres northeast of Roxborough State Park — was approved July 10 and hopes to break ground in the next couple of months. After successfully halting the Sterling Ranch development once already over issues of sufficient water, the neighbors to

the north, the Chatfield Community Association, filed another legal challenge this August against the development, asking the 18th Judicial District court to once again review the commissioners’ decision to approve. While early in 2013 Sterling Ranch reached contractual agreements to obtain the necessary water through its provider, Dominion Water and Sanitation District, and signed on to the WISE (Water Infrastructure and Supply Efficiency) Partnership agreement to obtain renewable water from Aurora and Denver, opponents state that the commissioners demonstrated an “abuse of discretion” and “acted outside their jurisdiction and authority” by approving the development a second time. Despite the pending legal tie-up, Sterling Ranch managing director Harold Smethills said they are ready to finally move forward and build homes. The developers selected Richmond American Homes of Colorado as their primary builder in August. — Ryan Boldrey

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Cowboy poet, humorist and philosopher Baxter Black will perform on Jan. 16 at the Colorado Cowboy Gathering in Golden. Courtesyp hotos

Bowling and BBQ at Moe’s Moe’s Original Bar B Que & Bowling has expanded its empire to Aurora. Located in an old Walgreen’s at 2727 S. Parker Road (corner of Yale and Parker; my old ‘hood), the spanking new Moe’s opened Dec. 12. Besides the flavorful barbecue, the new Moe’s has eight bowling lanes, an upstairs arcade and a large bar. Moe’s now has four locations: The original at 3295 S. Broadway in Englewood; 530 Broadway in Denver and 2589 S. Lewis Way in Lakewood. See www.moesdenver.com.

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A TIP OF THE HAT TO COWBOY TRADITIONS 25th anniversary event celebrates ‘Old West’ By Sonya Ellingboe

sellingboe @coloradocommunitymedia.com What started 25 years ago with the first Colorado Cowboy Gathering at the Arvada Center has grown into a four-day celebration, slated this year for Jan. 16-19. It will be all things cowboy at two venues in Golden: the American Mountaineering Center will be the site for most programs and the Green Center-Bunker Auditorium at Colorado School of Mines will host a pair of headlining acts. IF YOU GO The American Mountaineering CenThe 25th Colorado ter has a main stage Cowboy Gathering and a smaller campfire will be from Jan. 16 stage. Some programto 19 in Golden at the American Mountainming will be especially eering Center, 710 aimed at children, par10th Street, and the ticularly the themed Green Center Audimatinees. torium at Colorado The first evening, School of Mines, 923 Jan. 16, is focused on 15th St. Free parking Baxter Black, the fais available at both mous cowboy poet, locations. Tickets: philosopher, author, www.ColoradoCowstoryteller, and rodeo boyGathering.com or and television com1-888-718-4523. mentator. Born in New Mexico in 1945, Black began a career as a large animal veterinarian, but soon became a fulltime entertainer, who makes frequent public appearances. Black has written a weekly column, “On the Edge of Common Sense” for 32 years. The column appears in 130, mostly rural, papers and some readers may also recall hearing him on National Public Radio in the past.

CRL Associates Chief Operating Officer, and Denver City Council hopeful, Roger Sherman held his annual toast to the staff of The Palm restaurant Dec. 20 at the Tabor Center. The seven-year tradition started when an unexpected winter blizzard derailed Sherman’s flight plans and cancelled his trip to Chicago. He diverted to The Palm with friend and co-worker Cathie Greig, who again joined him at the lateDecember sip soiree. Sherman, Greig and co-workers at the local government relations powerhouse raised a glass of 2001 Jordan Cabernet Sauvignon with the staff at The Palm — from managers to dishwashers — who crammed inside the bar for the much-anticipated occasion financed by Sherman. “We have so much to be thankful for, and this has become something we look forward to each Christmas,” Sherman said. The toasters tipped back two jeroboam (double magnums) of the Jordan Cab.

Parr’s death shocks restaurant community

The Riders in the Sky will perform on Jan. 19 at the Colorado Cowboy Gathering in Golden. Black will be at the Table Mountain Inn in Golden at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 16 for a VIP “Meet and Greet” ($50) and will perform that night at 7:30 p.m. at the School of Mines Green Center-Bunker Auditorium. Friday starts out with a Main Stage Variety Show at the Mountaineering Center from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., featuring more than 10 poets and singers in a variety of acts, as well as “2 Barbs on a Wire” on the Campfire Stage, followed by day-long, more intimate programming on that stage as well. On the Main Stage from 2 to 4:30 p.m. is the “Son of a Gun Show,” hosted by Jon Chandler with Ernie Martinez and others. The “Main Stage Hootnanny,” “headlined by Dave Stamey, starts at 7:30 p.m. Chuckwagon Cookin’ is

available from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. On Saturday, the daytime lineup at the American Mountaineering Center begins at 10 a.m. on both stages, with Chuckwagon Cookin’ available and the day culminates with the Riders in the Sky at 7:30 p.m. at School of Mines. On Sunday, Cowboy Church is scheduled at 10 a.m. and a “Jackpot Finale” Matinee at 1 p.m. Tickets range from a Weekend Super ticket to admission for individual shows. A visit to www.ColoradoCowboyGathering. com will give a glimpse at the full schedule, respective event costs and information on Chuck Wagon meals.

Denver’s restaurant world was rocked Dec. 21 in the aftermath of the news of Jeff Parr’s death. Parr, who was 43, reportedly died in his sleep Dec. 20. Leigh Sullivan, who was partners with Parr in the restaurant consultancy company Leigh Sullivan Enterprises, said that Parr wasn’t feeling well that night, went to bed and never woke up. “He was a very happy man, so that is giving me some comfort,” said Denver chef Jenna Johansen. Parr’s restaurant resume is extensive: Before joining Sullivan, he spent stints with Sage Restaurant Group, Loews Hotels, Qdoba Mexican Grill and Levy Restaurants (Welshire Inn and Pepsi Center). Perhaps the most eloquent tribute to Parr came from close friend Paul “Berrick” Abramson who wrote, “God took one of the good ones from us last night. Jeffrey Parr was an amazing father and husband, a truly great friend and one of the finest human beings I’ve known. Always there with a smile, eager to help a friend or stranger, energized by being part of the community and absolutely driven, grounded and consumed by his love for his wife (Libby Pollock) and son (Brooklyn Beau, age 4).” Penny Parker’s “Mile High Life” column gives insights into the best events, restaurants, businesses, parties and people throughout the metro area. Parker also writes for Blacktie-Colorado.com. You can subscribe and read her columns (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) at www.blacktiecolorado.com/pennyparker. She can be reached at penny@blacktie-llc.com or at 303-619-5209.


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Colorado Jazz plays tribute to Ferguson Trumpeter Pete Olstad, who toured and performed with the Maynard Ferguson Band will be featured in the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra’s 8 p.m. Jan. 10 concert at the Lone Tree Arts Center, 10075 Commons St, Lone Tree. The concert will be a tribute to the late trumpet player, Ferguson, and at the last CJRO concert, orchestra leader Art Bouton promised happily that this one would be “really loud!” Olstad, who started playing trumpet at age 9, lived in Colorado as a youth, attending Evergreen High School, where teacher Bob Montgomery helped him launch toward a career. He attended The Berklee School of Music in Boston and finished his degree at UNC in Greeley, winning awards as he progressed. He has toured and performed with the likes of Buddy Rich; Woody Herman; Blood, Sweat and Tears; Mel Torme; Brian Setzer; Tom Jones and more. He will follow Ferguson’s custom of ending the concert with “Hey Jude” and inviting others to bring a trumpet to the concert and join in. Tickets cost $20 plus a $3 service fee: www.lonetreeartscenter.org, 720-509-1000.

formation, visit www.coloradocreativeindustries.org. Gov. John Hickenlooper will make the appointment in October 2014 for a four-year term. Honorarium and travel budget are supplied in relation to presentations.

Genealogists to meet

The Columbine Genealogical and Historical Society hosts a pair of programs: “Swedish Shorts” at 1 p.m. Jan. 14 and “Conducting Successful Interviews” at 1 p.m. Jan. 21 at Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 6400 S. University Blvd., Centennial. Visitors are welcome. www.ColumbineGenealogy.com.

Poet Laureate sought

Nominations are being sought for the next Colorado Poet Laureate. The selected nominee will serve as an active advocate for poetry, literacy and literature by participating in readings and other events. Colorado Humanities and Center for the Book will accept nominations through Feb. 4, 2014. Submit interest to Colorado Humanities and Center for the Book, 7935 E. Prentice Ave., Suite 450, Greenwood Village, CO, 80111. Attention: Poet Laureate. For nomination form and in-

Call for artists

The Lone Tree Photo Show has a new name: “Exploring the Light 2014.” Colorado photographers are invited to submit up to three entries through www.CAllForEntry.org, where information is online now. Categories include landscape, animals, abstract, and motion. Total cash awards up to $4,000. Deadline is Feb. 24. Show will be April 19 to June 8. Juror is Glenn Randall.

Auditions

Auditions for “The Music Man,” directed by Christopher Willard, will be Jan. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for boys and girls and from 2 to 5 p.m. for ages 8 and older at Town Hall Arts Center, 2450 W. Main St., Littleton. Prepare 16-24 bars of appropriate song and a one-minute comic monologue to present if asked. Bring headshot and resume. By appointment only: Contact Ashley Thompson at THAC, 303-794-2787, ext. 211 or athomp-

Trumpeter Pete Olstad will be featured in the Colorado Jazz Repertory Orchestra’s tribute to Maynard Ferguson on Jan. 10 at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Courtesy photo son@townhallartscenter.com.

Byers-Evans “Flower Faces” by Kristen Hatgi Sink will open with a reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Jan. 3 and

continue through Feb. 28 at the Byers-Evans House Gallery, 1310 Bannock St., Denver. Admission is free. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays; closed on holidays on Jan. 20 and Feb. 17.

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McCaffrey punctuates career with another state title, more awards By Jim Benton

jbenton@coloradocommunitymedia.com Watching Christian McCaffrey play football reminds many people of the lyrics to the song, Mr. Touchdown USA. As Hugo Winterhalter’s tune says, “give him the ball and just look at him go.” McCaffrey, the Valor Christian running back who has committed to play football at Stanford, was a threat each time he had the football this season en route to helping the Eagles to their fifth consecutive Colorado state championship. And for the second straight year, the 6-foot, 195-pound senior has been named the Colorado Community Media South Metro Offensive Player of the Year. “He has to be considered as one of the best in the state all-time,” said Valor coach Rod Sherman, whose team overpowered most of its opponents during the season. “In the month of October he had 17 carries the entire month. He never once was frustrated with that; he never once was disappointed he didn’t touch the ball more. He was thankful his teammates got the opportunity. “It’s his character, his leadership. He practices harder than anyone in our program and we have a lot of guys that practice hard. He’s the best practice player I’ve ever coached. On the field I think his versatility is what sets him apart from others. If we would have given him 20 carries a game I am assuming he would own every state record for rushing.” Other players who were in contention for Offensive Player of the Year honors included ThunderRidge quarterback Brody Westmoreland, Douglas County running back Trey Smith, Cherry Creek running back Milo Hall and tackles Sam Jones of ThunderRidge and Isaiah Holland of Valor Christian. McCaffrey rushed for 1,863 yards on 157 carries and scored 27 touchdowns during the 2013 campaign. He caught 39 passes for 721 yards and 16 TDs. He also punted nine times for an average of 41.2 yards, returned 10 punts for 296 yards and two scores and had five kickoff returns for 107 yards. Defensively, McCaffrey was used sparingly but had one sack, three pass break-ups, two interceptions and one defensive score. A two-time Colorado Gatorade Player of the Year, McCaffrey has led Valor to state championships in each of his four seasons. The Eagles whipped Fairview 56-16 Nov. 30 at Sports Authority Field to win their second consecutive Class 5A title and Knights defensive end Carlo Kemp was nothing short of impressed after playing against McCaffrey. “He is the best player in the state with the way he runs and the way he fines holes,” Kemp told BoCoPreps. “He’s robotic. I don’t think he’s human. He changed the way we prepared on defense and he got the better of us.” McCaffrey’s uncanny career statistics place him second all-time in the Colorado records books for points (848), touchdowns (141)

Valor Christian senior Christian McCaffrey (5) runs the ball for the Eagles during the Class 5A state championship game against Fairview. McCaffrey is this year’s selection for offensive player of the year. Photo by Tom Munds and TD receptions (47), and first with 8,456 all-purpose yards. He also ranks first in the 11-player ranks for touchdowns and points. “It’s been a really fun ride,” McCaffrey recounted. “I can remember back to my freshman year playing with my brother (Max) and all his buddies. I wouldn’t take any of it back. “I definitely feel I improved in multiple aspects this season; the experience, getting comfortable and not getting as nervous before games. I’ve gained some weight and improved on my speed and quickness.” McCaffrey showed the ability to gain the tough yards inside the tackles and still displayed quickness and elusiveness on the outside. “He’s the whole package,” said Sherman. “Early in his career he was more of an edge runner. This year he’s shown he can get five yards between the tackles. He understands the difference of when to do that and when to bounce it outside. “People often ask me if he is going to Stan-

ford to be a running back. Absolutely he is going to be a running back. They can run option routes with him, flank out and he is arguably the best kick and punt returner in the state. “He’s pretty good on defense too.” McCaffrey has played behind talented offensive lines at Valor and he formed a mutual admiration society with the linemen. “You couldn’t ask for a better dude,” said tackle Alec Ruth. “He works so hard on the field and he is probably one of the most humble dudes I’ve ever met in my life. He makes the rest of the offensive line look real good. He’s very explosive and a great overall athlete. “He comes over and says great job, keep pounding your feet, keep working on it. He gives us recognition. He bought us dinner after our first game.” McCaffrey, the son of former Denver Broncos wide receiver Ed McCaffrey, knows a lot of his success starts up front. “It’s awesome especially when you have an offensive line like ours,” said McCaffrey, who

Picking the athlete of the year ChOOsING COlORADO Community Media’s South Metro Athletes of the Year was a combined effort. Area coaches were asked for their thoughts, and their input was weighed heavily when CCM’s sports staff made the final selection for each sport. ElIGIBlE AthlEtEs come from all the high schools in Douglas County, the high schools in the Littleton Public Schools District and from Cherry Creek High School. maintains a 3.65 grade point average. “You get through the hole and you just see green. It’s really fun. That’s the best feeling in the world to hit the hole and see nothing in front of you. “I can’t thank those guys enough for what they’ve done. They make my job so easy. I look up to those guys.” And the rest of the state looks up to McCaffrey.

Valor grad gets title shot with Auburn Kozan named to SEC All-Freshman team By Jim Benton

jbenton@coloradocommunitymedia.com Alex Kozan competed for a starting job on the Auburn offensive line as a true freshman a year ago but reckoned he wasn’t physically ready. So he redshirted during the 2012 campaign and this season Kozan has been part of a solid offensive line that helped Auburn

lead the nation in rushing with an average of 335.7 yards per game. Kozan, a 6-foot-4, 297-pound, former Valor Christian standout who lives in Castle Pines North, has started all 13 Auburn games this season at left guard and was named to the Southeast Conference AllFreshman team. After playing in three championship games with Valor and the SEC title game against Missouri with the Tigers, Kozan will line up in the NCAA championship game versus top-ranked Florida State Jan. 6 in Pasadena, Calif. “Last year during fall camp I competed

for a starting job,” recalled Kozan. “I felt mentally I was there. I knew all my assignments but I just wasn’t quite there strengthwise and athleticism-wise. That and the transition from tackle to guard made it a little tougher. “I redshirted last year but still traveled to all the games, saw what was going on and kind of learned what I needed to do. So I just attacked the offseason and tried to get to the point where I could become a starter and that’s what I was able to do.” Kozan played between center Reese Dismuke and left tackle Greg Robinson this season and admits those two players

helped him to make the necessary adjustments early on. “Alex has had an excellent year,” head coach Gus Malzahn told Al.com. “He’s a great competitor. He’s a tough guy. He’s gotten better and better each game.” Kozan, who had offers from 30 Division I schools before signing with Auburn, is part of a major Tigers’ turnaround as Auburn rebounded from a 3-9 campaign in 2012 to go 12-1 this season. According to Kozan, two games this fall provided the Tigers with the belief they felt they needed to beat teams Kozan continues on Page 15


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Goalie gets call to join CC Tigers 19-year-old Shatzer makes mid-season move By Jim Benton

jbenton@coloradocommunitymedia.com Derek Shatzer has dreamed about playing hockey at Colorado College for a long time. The 19-year-old Highlands Ranch native finally has a chance to live a dream. “I start practicing with them Dec. 29th,” said Shatzer who was a midseason addition to the Tigers’ roster to help bolster CC’s goaltending ranks. “When one of their goalies got hurt, I happened to e-mail them and they reached out to me,” said Shatzer. “I told

them I was interested and things fell into place. I couldn’t be more excited to go there.” Freshman goalie Tyler Marble has been sidelined after undergoing seasonending shoulder surgery and senior Josh Thorim- Shatzer bert has carried the load, starting 17 consecutive games. CC also has junior Courtney Lockwood on its roster. Shatzer has yet to be told what his role will be among the Tigers goalies but he’s just happy to get the opportunity to wear a CC sweater. “Colorado College was like a dream school for me,” he said. “I’ve always want-

ed to play there. It’s close to home and I have two good friends on the team. There is no other feeling like reaching your dream.” The 19-year-old played one season with the Colorado Thunderbirds before transferring from Valor Christian High School after his sophomore year to attend Culver Academy in Culver, Ind., where he played for two seasons. For the past two years he has played for the Rochester Junior Americans, a Junior A Tier III team in the United States Premier Hockey League. “They have watched me play since I was a U16 player with the Thunderbirds,” said Shatzer of CC. “Then when I played U18 with Culver they were always at our games.” The 5-foot-9, 152-pound Shatzer was

having a pretty good season with the Americans before getting the call to mind the Tigers’ nets. He was 6-0-1 with a 2.84 goals against average and a .911 saves percentage. “We are pleased to have Derek joining our team and attending Colorado College,” said CC coach Scott Owens. “He’s a quality goaltender and being from the Denver area he is familiar with our program and several current players. He’s an excellent fit for Colorado College and our Tiger family. We look forward to having him on board.” When Shatzer played for the Thunderbirds, a Denver area Tier I program, current CC freshman players Christian Heil, Gustav Olofsson and Jacob Slavin were also on the team.

Golden Eagles edge Bruins 4-3 Mountain Vista wins overtime battle on ice By Tom Munds

tmunds@coloradocommunitymedia.com Mountain Vista’s ice hockey team bested Cherry Creek 4-3 in overtime on Dec. 20, helping capping a threewin week for the Golden Eagles. With a 3-0 record on the season, Vista has now moved up to No. 2 in the CHSAANow. com rankings. “We have a strong team and I think the strength of our team is our offense,” said assistant coach Matt Anthone. “We have players from five Douglas County schools on our roster but we are united

as a team and we are playing good hockey right now.” The game against Cherry Creek was packed with fast-paced action from the opening faceoff. Throughout the night, players on both teams absorbed hardhitting collisions, took short breathers and returned to action, as line changes were constant. Penalties were few but each team did get a couple power play advantages. Cherry Creek jumped out to a 2-0 advantage with goals in each of the first two periods. Mountain Vista responded with a goal in the second and went ahead 3-2 with a pair of goals in the third. But Creek wasn’t done, battling back and tying the score to force overtime. The Golden Eagles got the needed overtime tally. Ryan Daugherty led Mountain Vis-

ta with two goals and an assist, while Connor Gerace and Cade Boreing each scored a goal for the Golden Eagles. In net, goalie Joe Morgan made 24 saves. Cherry Creek got two goals from Cody Oakes and a goal from Nick McWharter while Owen Berman registered a pair of assists. Aaron Jatana made 33 saves for the Bruins. Like Mountain Vista, Cherry Creek is a consolidated team with players from throughout the school district, representing seven schools. “Just about all our guys play hockey all year so most of them know each other and have either played together or against the athletes who are now teammates,” said Cherry Creek coach Jeff Mielnicci. The coach said he has a good, hard-

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working group of kids and that he hopes to establish a solid program that focuses on teamwork, discipline and respect for the game. “I have been coaching hockey in the Denver area for 20 years,” Mielnicci said. “So, I am old school in a way but I have young beliefs so I mesh well with the kids because I am looking for new trends in the game. My desire is to help the players understand the game and the fact hockey is a fantastic game.” The rinks went dark for the holidays after several Dec. 21 games. As the teams head into the 2014 portion of the season, Mountain Vista is third in the Peak League with a 2-0 mark and sits at 3-0 overall. Cherry Creek, ranked No. 4, is 5-1-1 overall and 2-0-1 in the Foothills League, good for first place.

SALOME’S STARS FOR THE WEEK OF DEC 25, 2013

ARIES (Mar 21 to Apr 19) You might be busier than you had expected right now. But between the socializing rounds and the workplace tasks, there are opportunities for special moments with that certain someone. TAURUS (Apr 20 to May 20) Your creative approach leads to a quicker-than-expected solution to a workplace problem. Now you can devote more time to that proposal you hope to introduce by midmonth. GEMINI (May 21 to Jun 20) Technological glitches create problems early on. But by midweek, all runs smoothly once again, and you’re well and truly on your way to meeting all your deadlines.

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CANCER (Jun 21 to Jul 22) Your energy levels are high, and you feel you can handle everything that comes along. But try to take a break from your hectic pace for some quiet time with someone close to you. LEO (Jul 23 to Aug 22) Before you pounce on that shiny new opportunity, take more time to check it out to see how much substance actually lies beneath all that glitter. A family member has important news. VIRGO (Aug 23 to Sept 22) A personal situation you thought was resolved resurfaces, thanks to a possibly well-intentioned move that went awry. Deal with it as soon as possible. Accept the help of a trusted friend. LIBRA (Sept 23 to Oct 22) That goal you set way back when is finally in sight. Maintain your focus on achieving it, and don’t allow yourself to be distracted by unimportant demands for your attention. SCORPIO (Oct 23 to Nov 21) A temperamental flareup creates negative feelings that need to be dealt with immediately. But things once again go well after the apologies are made and hurt feelings are soothed. SAGITTARIUS (Nov 22 to Dec 21) An early impulsive act causes confusion. But all is smoothed over once explanations are made. Expect a friend or family member to ask for your kind and always wise advice. CAPRICORN (Dec 22 to Jan 19) You might have to do some juggling of your priorities, as a personal matter appears to require more time and attention. Put your pride aside and accept help from those who offer it. AQUARIUS (Jan 20 to Feb 18) Your creative aspect is strong. Not only does it help you accomplish your goals, but it also inspires others. This could lead to a potentially rewarding collaboration opportunity. PISCES (Feb 19 to Mar 20) Be careful about making major decisions when you’re not really committed to them. And resist any pressure to do otherwise. Better to delay action until all doubts are resolved. BORN THIS WEEK: You set goals and are rarely distracted by any attempt to move you off the path you’ve chosen to reach them. © 2014 King Features Synd., Inc.


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Public Trustees PUBLIC NOTICE RENOTICED AND REPUBLISHED PURSUANT TO CRS 38-38-109(2)(b)(II) Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2012-1366 To Whom It May Concern: On 10/11/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: VICKY HAMMOND Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/19/2009 Recording Date of DOT: 9/1/2009 Reception No. of DOT: 2009069449 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $352,735.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $339,748.69 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 59A, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 122-N, 1ST AMENDMENT, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 10736 Chadsworth Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/5/2013 Last Publication: 1/2/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 10/11/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: REAGAN LARKIN Colorado Registration #: 42309 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 12-11586 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No. 2012-1366 First Publication: 12/5/2013 Last Publication: 1/2/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0687 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/5/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: JOHN M ORR Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR CHERRY CREEK MORTGAGE CO., INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 3/26/2009 Recording Date of DOT: 3/31/2009 Reception No. of DOT: 2009022754 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $308,717.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $295,734.09 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY LOCATED IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLORADO: LOT 96 HIGHLANDS RANCH #98-A Which has the address of: 9936 Spring Hill Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/2/2014 Last Publication: 1/30/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/7/2013

Legal Description of Real Property: THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY LOCATED IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLORADO: LOT 96 HIGHLANDS RANCH #98-A Which has the address of: 9936 Spring Hill Lane, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/2/2014 Last Publication: 1/30/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/7/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JOAN OLSON Colorado Registration #: 28078 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 1269.22472 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

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Legal Notice No. 2013-0687 First Publication: 1/2/2014 Last Publication: 1/30/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0467 To Whom It May Concern: On 7/10/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: AUDREY MOON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN BROKERS CONDUIT Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION 2007-1 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/18/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 10/25/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006092103 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $356,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $337,730.19 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 65, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 97 E, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 806 East Huntington Drive, Littleton, CO 80126 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/12/2013 Last Publication: 1/9/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 12/3/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-04758 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0467 First Publication: 12/12/2013 Last Publication: 1/9/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0641 To Whom It May Concern: On 10/9/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: MARY SUSAN LANE Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 7/30/2004 Recording Date of DOT: 8/5/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004081659 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $294,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $171,502.47 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 22, BLOCK 1, PULTE HOMES AT ROXBOROUGH VILLAGE FILING NO. 2, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 7703 Elmwood Street, Littleton, CO 80125 The Deed of Trust was modified by a document recorded in Douglas County on 7/9/2013, Reception number 2013056758. Reason modified and any other modifications: Legal Description.

WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 7/30/2004 14-Color Recording Date of DOT: 8/5/2004 Reception No. of DOT: 2004081659 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $294,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $171,502.47 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. PUBLIC NOTICE Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 22, BLOCK 1, PULTE HOMES AT Highlands Ranch ROXBOROUGH VILLAGE FILING NO. 2, NOTICE OF SALE COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0660 COLORADO. Which has the address of: 7703 Elmwood To Whom It May Concern: On 10/23/2013 Street, Littleton, CO 80125 The Deed of Trust was modified by a docthe undersigned Public Trustee caused ument recorded in Douglas County on the Notice of Election and Demand relat7/9/2013, Reception number 2013056758. ing to the Deed of Trust described below Reason modified and any other modificato be recorded in Douglas County. tions: Legal Description. Original Grantor: JOHN F BOOTH AND CHRISTINE O BOOTH Original Beneficiary: OPTION ONE NOTICE OF SALE MORTGAGE CORPORATION The current holder of the Evidence of Debt Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: secured by the Deed of Trust described DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST herein, has filed written election and deCOMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR SOUNDmand for sale as provided by law and in VIEW HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-OPT5, said Deed of Trust. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given SERIES 2006-OPT5 that on the first possible sale date (unless Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/4/2006 the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. WedRecording Date of DOT: 4/11/2006 nesday, January 29, 2014, at the Public Reception No. of DOT: 2006030136 Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucOriginal Principal Amount of Evidence of tion to the highest and best bidder for Debt: $552,900.00 cash, the said real property and all inOutstanding Principal Amount as of the terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs date hereof: $593,774.24 and assigns therein, for the purpose of Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you paying the indebtedness provided in said are hereby notified that the covenants of Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of the deed of trust have been violated as Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses follows: Failure to pay principal and inof sale and other items allowed by law, terest when due together with all other and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificpayments provided for in the Evidence of ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and First Publication: 12/5/2013 other violations of the terms Last Publication: 1/2/2014 thereof.***Home Affordable Modification Publisher: Douglas County News Press Agreement effective December 1, 2010 Dated: 10/9/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee A FIRST LIEN. The name, address and telephone numThe property described herein is all of the bers of the attorney(s) representing the property encumbered by the lien of the legal holder of the indebtedness is: deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: KIMBERLY L. MARTINEZ LOT 304, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING Colorado Registration #: 40351 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, NO 134A, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Which has the address of: 2487 GreensPhone #: (303) 865-1400 borough Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129Fax #: (303) 865-1410 2225 Attorney File #: 13-01879 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE NOTICE OF SALE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webThe current holder of the Evidence of Debt site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustsecured by the Deed of Trust described ee/ herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in Legal Notice No.: 2013-0641 said Deed of Trust. First Publication: 12/5/2013 THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given Last Publication: 1/2/2014 that on the first possible sale date (unless Publisher: Douglas County News Press the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Public PUBLIC NOTICE Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucHighlands Ranch tion to the highest and best bidder for NOTICE OF SALE cash, the said real property and all inPublic Trustee Sale No. 2013-0648 terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of To Whom It May Concern: On 10/11/2013 paying the indebtedness provided in said the undersigned Public Trustee caused Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of the Notice of Election and Demand relatTrust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses ing to the Deed of Trust described below of sale and other items allowed by law, to be recorded in Douglas County. and will deliver to the purchaser a CertificOriginal Grantor: ROLANDO IRIARTE ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECFirst Publication: 12/19/2013 TRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, Last Publication: 1/16/2014 INC., AS NOMINEE FOR COLORADO Publisher: Douglas County News Press HOME FUNDING, INC D/B/A AMERICAN Dated: 10/24/2013 HOME FUNDING, INC GEORGE J KENNEDY Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: JPDOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee MORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASThe name, address and telephone numSOCIATION bers of the attorney(s) representing the Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 11/10/2009 legal holder of the indebtedness is: Recording Date of DOT: 11/30/2009 JENNIFER H TRACHTE Reception No. of DOT: 2009090161 Colorado Registration #: 40391 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. 1199 BANNOCK STREET , Original Principal Amount of Evidence of DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Debt: $108,924.00 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the Fax #: (303) 813-1107 date hereof: $103,717.87 Attorney File #: 4500.00076 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE are hereby notified that the covenants of SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webthe deed of trust have been violated as site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustfollows: Failure to pay principal and inee/ terest when due together with all other a payments provided for in the Evidence of Legal Notice No.: 2013-0660 Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and First Publication: 12/19/2013 other violations of the terms thereof. Last Publication: 1/16/2014 THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE Publisher: Douglas County News Press A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the PUBLIC NOTICE deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: Highlands Ranch Building 48, Unit 102, Canyon Ranch ConNOTICE OF SALE dominiums, in accordance with and subPublic Trustee Sale No. 2013-0664 ject to the Declaration for Canyon Ranch Condominium Association, Inc., recorded To Whom It May Concern: On 10/23/2013 on December 19, 1995 in book 1307 at the undersigned Public Trustee caused page 260, Annexation recorded on Authe Notice of Election and Demand relatgust 7, 1997 in book 1454 at page 152 ing to the Deed of Trust described below and the Condominium Map recorded on to be recorded in Douglas County. December 19, 1995 at reception number Original Grantor: DEAHN J. COOK 9560424, in the office of the Clerk and ReOriginal Beneficiary: GENWORTH FINANcorder of Douglas County, Colorado, CIAL HOME EQUITY ACCESS, INC., County of Douglas, State of Colorado. FORMERLY KNOWN AS LIBERTY REWhich has the address of: 8301 S Pebble VERSE MORTGAGE, INC. Creek Way #102, Highlands Ranch, CO Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: GEN80126 WORTH FINANCIAL HOME EQUITY ACCESS, INC., FORMERLY KNOWN AS NOTICE OF SALE LIBERTY REVERSE MORTGAGE, INC. The current holder of the Evidence of Debt Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/17/2009 secured by the Deed of Trust described Recording Date of DOT: 4/24/2009 herein, has filed written election and deReception No. of DOT: 2009029232 mand for sale as provided by law and in DOT Recorded in Douglas County. said Deed of Trust. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given Debt: $495,000.00 that on the first possible sale date (unless Outstanding Principal Amount as of the the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Weddate hereof: $259,810.13 nesday, January 29, 2014, at the Public Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle are hereby notified that the covenants of Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucthe deed of trust have been violated as tion to the highest and best bidder for follows: Failure to pay principal and incash, the said real property and all interest when due together with all other terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs payments provided for in the Evidence of and assigns therein, for the purpose of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and paying the indebtedness provided in said other violations of the terms thereof. Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses A FIRST LIEN. of sale and other items allowed by law, The property described herein is all of the and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificproperty encumbered by the lien of the ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. deed of trust. First Publication: 12/5/2013 Legal Description of Real Property: Last Publication: 1/2/2014 LOT 12, HIGHLANDS RANCH - FILING Publisher: Douglas County News Press NO. 93-A, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, Dated: 10/11/2013 STATE OF COLORADO GEORGE J KENNEDY Which has the address of: 9715 WedgeDOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee wood Dr, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the NOTICE OF SALE legal holder of the indebtedness is: The current holder of the Evidence of Debt CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER secured by the Deed of Trust described Colorado Registration #: 34145 herein, has filed written election and de999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, mand for sale as provided by law and in DENVER, COLORADO 80202 said Deed of Trust. Phone #: (303) 865-1400 THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given Fax #: (303) 865-1410 that on the first possible sale date (unless Attorney File #: 13-06713 the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wed*YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE nesday, February 12, 2014, at the Public SALE DATES on the Public Trustee webTrustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle site: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustRock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucee/ tion to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all inLegal Notice No.: 2013-0648 terest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs First Publication: 12/5/2013 and assigns therein, for the purpose of Last Publication: 1/2/2014 paying the indebtedness provided in said Publisher: Douglas County News Press Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, PUBLIC NOTICE and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. Highlands Ranch First Publication: 12/19/2013 NOTICE OF SALE Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0660 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 10/24/2013 To Whom It May Concern: On 10/23/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY the undersigned Public Trustee caused DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee the Notice of Election and Demand relatThe name, address and telephone numing to the Deed of Trust described below bers of the attorney(s) representing the to be recorded in Douglas County. legal holder of the indebtedness is: Original Grantor: JOHN F BOOTH AND

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The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/19/2013 Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 10/24/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: KIMBERLY L. MARTINEZ Colorado Registration #: 40351 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-00568 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

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Legal Notice No.: 2013-0664 First Publication: 12/19/2013 Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0671 To Whom It May Concern: On 10/23/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: KENNETH DAVIDSON Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICA'S WHOLESALE LENDER Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 7/19/2005 Recording Date of DOT: 7/22/2005 Reception No. of DOT: 2005067600 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $228,720.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $228,669.89 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 301 HIGHLANDS RANCH, FILING NO. 120-C, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 10067 Broome Way, Littleton, CO 80130 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/19/2013 Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 10/24/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 09-25608R *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0671 First Publication: 12/19/2013 Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0672 To Whom It May Concern: On 10/25/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: KERI KNEEVERS Original Beneficiary: AMERICA'S WHOLESALE LENDER Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BANK ONE, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF CWABS MASTER TRUST, REVOLVING HOME EQ. LOAN ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2003C Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 2/21/2003 Recording Date of DOT: 2/26/2003 Reception No. of DOT: 2003024663 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $206,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $205,367.94 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 23, BLOCK 4, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 23, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1448 E. Sunnyside Street, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2003C Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 2/21/2003 Recording Date of DOT: 2/26/2003 Reception No. of DOT: 2003024663 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $206,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $205,367.94 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 23, BLOCK 4, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 23, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 1448 E. Sunnyside Street, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126

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NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/19/2013 Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 10/30/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: WAYNE E VADEN Colorado Registration #: 21026 PO BOX 18997 , DENVER, COLORADO 80218 Phone #: (303) 377-2933 Fax #: (303) 377-2934 Attorney File #: 13-081-05295 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0672 First Publication: 12/19/2013 Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0675 To Whom It May Concern: On 10/25/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: DAVID M MOONEY Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR SOUTHSTAR FUNDING Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR LUMINENT MORTGAGE TRUST 2006-3, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3 Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 2/10/2006 Recording Date of DOT: 2/22/2006 Reception No. of DOT: 2006014739 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $124,800.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $126,214.96 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: Building No. 26, Unit 204, Canyon Ranch Condominiums, in accordance with and subject to the Declaration for Canyon Ranch Condominium Association, Inc., recorded on December 19, 1995 in Book 1307 at Page 260, Annexation recorded September 25, 1996 in Book 1372 at Page 1048 and the Condominium Map recorded on December 19, 1995 at Reception No. 9560424 in the Office of the Clerk and Recorder of Douglas County, Colorado, County of Douglas, State of Colorado. Which has the address of: 8415 Pebble Creek Way Unit 204 , Highlands Ranch, CO 80126 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/19/2013 Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 10/30/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: KIMBERLY L. MARTINEZ Colorado Registration #: 40351 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-06828 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0675 First Publication: 12/19/2013 Last Publication: 1/16/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press


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sports roundup Area teams excel in Arizona

Colorado girls basketball teams made a statement in the 84-team Nike Tournament of Champions which Dec. 19- 21 in Phoenix. Participating schools were divided into ten 8-team groups and one 4-team alignment. Highlands Ranch, Castle View and Cherry Creek each won division championships while Rock Canyon finished second. ThunderRidge was sixth in the White Division and Chaparral was winless in three games, winding up eighth in the Green Division. In the latest CSHAANow girls Class 5A poll, Highlands Ranch (7-1) was ranked second, ThunderRidge (7-2) third, Rock Canyon (4-2)

Kozan

game. Chaminade shot 52 percent from the field compared to 30 percent for the Jaguars.

The right chemistry

Kozan is one of three Colorado players on first team to beat two No. 1 teams in the same the team preparing to meet Florida State in season. the BCS championship game. Oklahoma came close in 1984, tying No. 1 Chaparral graduate Shane Callahan, a red- Texas 15-15 and later toppling top-rated Neshirt freshman reserve tackle, has played in braska 17-7. two games. Auburn, which stunned No. 1 Alabama 34And Daniel Carlson, of The Classical Acad- 28 late in the season, The current holder the Evidence of Debt will be offacing Heisman by the Deed of Trust described emy in Colorado Springs, is the backup place Trophy winner secured herein, hasWinston filed writtenand election and deJameis current mand for sale as provided by law and in kicker. No. 1 Florida State. said Deed of Trust. “There’s a little bit of difference preparing THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given “Jameis Winston great football that onistheafirst possible sale dateplayer (unless for this game,” admitted Kozan about the title sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wedand our defensethe is preparing for him,” said nesday, February 19, 2014, at the Public tilt. “Obviously we’re going to prepare how we Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Kozan. Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public aucalways prepare. Whenever you are playing tion to the in highest andability. best bidder for “I have confidence their He’s in a championship game you have to have cash, the said real property and all into make no matter terest of saidplays Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’who heirs a championship mentality and you have to (Winston) goingand assigns therein, for the purpose of is going just shows thein said ofTheto current Evidence of Debtagainst. paying That the indebtedness provided prepare for it every way possible the holder bestof thehe secured by the Deed of Trust described Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of fense how a little more seriously we are going of your ability. Every championship game I’vewritten election and de- Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses herein, has filed mand for sale as provided by lawto andtake in of sale and other items focusing allowed by law, The property described herein is all of the everything, really on ever been in whether it was in high school or to have said Deed of Trust. and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificproperty encumbered by the lien of the THEREFORE, Noticenot Is Hereby Givenmistakes, ate of Purchase, all as provided by law. deed of trust. making eliminating turnovers, the SEC championship, you have to prepare Legal Description of Real Property: that on the first possible sale date (unless First Publication: 12/26/2013 keeping off the field and stuff like for it75,and there’s aRANCH little extra intensity.” LOT HIGHLANDS FILING the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m.their Wed- offense Last Publication: 1/23/2014 118-F, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE nesday, February 19, 2014, at the Public Publisher: Douglas County News Press that.” Auburn will be attempting to become the OF COLORADO. Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Dated: 11/1/2013

There are no statistics for offensive linemen except for maybe knockdown blocks and Kozan has averaged nearly six of those per Continued from Page 12 game. “This offensive (scheme) fits the players in like No. 1 Alabama and Missouri and propel our system a little better,” said Kozan. “Coach the team into the national title game. “The second half of LSU (the lone Tigers Malzahn was the offensive coordinator here loss) after we came out pretty flat in the first two years ago and he recruited a lot of the half,” said Kozan. “We competed pretty well players we have now. They actually fit his system a little better. with those guys the second half. “A quarterback is a huge difference in col“And, the Texas A&M game. They were in the top 10 at the time. Johnny Football (A&M lege ball and pro ball. If we didn’t have Nick quarterback Johnny Manziel) To hadn’t really Marshall we could of have easily lost four or Whom It May Concern: On 10/29/2013 games this year. the undersigned Trustee caused been stopped by anybody. We were able to goPublicfive the Notice of Election and Demand relat“A lot of it is just confidence. A lot of games in and execute a two-minute drive the ing toto theget Deed of Trust described below be recorded in Douglas County. last year I really felt that we didn’t have a shot. lead and our defense was able to to stop Manziel Original Grantor: KIMBERLY ANN M I T Cdefinitely HELL Now there is a new confidence. It definitely and we pulled out the win. That was Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECa difference to have confidence going another moment when we felt like we REGISTRATION could makes TRONIC SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN compete with anybody.” into each ball game that you can win.” FINANCING CORPORATION, A COR-

Public Trustees

No matter what you’re looking for... You‘ll Find It In The Classifieds

PORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/8/2011 Recording Date of DOT: 4/22/2011 Reception No. of DOT: 2011025571 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $286,309.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $279,732.63 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 32, PROVINCE CENTER-FILING NO. 1C, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 8748 Redwing Avenue, Littleton, CO 80126

Public Trustees

NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 10/30/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-05392R *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0684 First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0692

PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0684 To Whom It May Concern: On 10/29/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: KIMBERLY ANN MITCHELL Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICAN FINANCING CORPORATION, A CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 4/8/2011 Recording Date of DOT: 4/22/2011 Reception No. of DOT: 2011025571 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $286,309.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $279,732.63 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of

Boys basketball teams at top

seventh, Castle View (6-1) eighth and Cherry Creek (7-1) ninth. Highlands Ranch edged Archbishop Ward of Westminster, Pa., 49-47, to capture the Gray Division title in the Nike tourney. Amy Schmeizer scored 15 points as Castle View captured the Red Division championship with a 58-48 triumph over Marcos de Niza of Tempe, Ariz. Cherry Creek, led by Mikaela Eppard’s 18 points, topped Horizon Christian Academy of San Diego, 58-48, in the Red Division title contest. Hot-shooting Chaminade College Prep of West Hills, Calif., toppled Rock Canyon, 6345, in the John Anderson Division first-place

To Whom It May Concern: On 10/29/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: MICHELLE A PHIPPS Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 11/24/2009 Recording Date of DOT: 11/30/2009 Reception No. of DOT: 2009090406 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $209,096.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $197,829.30 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 31, PROVINCE CENTER - FILING NO. 1G, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 8870 Pochard St, Littleton, CO 80126

THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 31, PROVINCE CENTER - FILING NO. 1G, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 8870 Pochard St, Littleton, CO 80126

Public Trustees

NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 10/30/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: MONICA KADRMAS Colorado Registration #: 34904 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 9105.06252 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0692 First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0697 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/1/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: LOUANNA V. CRUZ Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE FOR LENDER, CHERRY CREEK MORTGAGE CO., INC. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: RAND OM PR OPER T IES AC QU ISIT ION C OR P III Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 3/30/2001 Recording Date of DOT: 4/10/2001 Reception No. of DOT: 01030057 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $212,005.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $180,762.75 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: A VIOLATION OF THE CONVENANTS OF SAID DEED OF TRUST, NAMELY THE FAILURE TO MAKE PAYMENTS ON SAID INDEBTEDNESS WHEN THE SAME WERE DUE AND OWING THE FAILURE TO PAYOFF THE INDEBTEDNESS UPON FINAL MATURITY OF THE PROMISSORY NOTE. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 75, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING 118-F, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 10062 S Savannah Sparrow Court, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wed-

Other girls basketball action

Valor Christian, No. 4 in the Class 4A rankings, dropped a 39-38 contest to Mesa Ridge in the Heritage Memorial Hoopla tournament but came back to captured the consolation championship with wins over Gateway and Cherokee Trail. Caroline Bryan and Kendall Bradbury each had 19 points in the 52-38 win over Cherokee Trail in the consolation title game which improved the Eagles record to 7-2 on the season.

Which has the address of: 10062 S Savannah Sparrow Court, Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

Public Trustees

NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/1/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: TONI DALE Colorado Registration #: 30580 355 UNION BOULEVARD SUITE 250, LAKEWOOD, COLORADO 80228 Phone #: (303) 274-0155 Fax #: (303) 274-0159 Attorney File #: 13-939-25467 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0697 First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Highlands Ranch NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0698 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/1/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: MICHAEL G. REX AND CORRINE T. REX Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR AMERICA'S MORTGAGE, LLC Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 1/15/2010 Recording Date of DOT: 1/27/2010 Reception No. of DOT: 2010005148 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $210,000.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $199,861.28 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 260, HIGHLANDS RANCH FILING NO. 122-Y, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 4366 Ivycrest Point, Highlands Ranch, CO 80130 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014

Three south metro boys teams were ranked in the recent CHSAANow.com Class 5A poll with Mountain Vista (8-0) coming in at No. 5, Arapahoe (6-0) at No. 7 and Cherry Creek (6-2) at No. 10. Valor Christian (8-3) is the state’s top-ranked Class 4A team and Lutheran (4-2) is fourth in the Class 2A poll. Mountain Vista, which is averaging 85.1 points a game, beat Pueblo West, Smoky Hill and Widefield to win the Harrison Tournament title in games played Dec. 19- 21. Five Golden Eagle players are averaging in double figures, topped by Jake Pemberton’s 19.1 scoring average.

Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/1/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-07209 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

Public Trustees

Legal Notice No.: 2013-0698 First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0701 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/1/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: DELLA DARLENE JONES Original Beneficiary: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 8/19/2011 Recording Date of DOT: 8/25/2011 Reception No. of DOT: 2011051673 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $173,591.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $182,771.33 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof.***Loan Modification Agreement made on March 01, 2013 THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 108, ROXBOROUGH VILLAGE FILING NO. 16-A, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 9571 Bighorn Way, Littleton, CO 80125 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/1/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JENNIFER H TRACHTE Colorado Registration #: 40391 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 9104.00399 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE

GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: JENNIFER H TRACHTE Colorado Registration #: 40391 1199 BANNOCK STREET , DENVER, COLORADO 80204 Phone #: (303) 813-1177 Fax #: (303) 813-1107 Attorney File #: 9104.00399 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/

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Legal Notice No.: 2013-0701 First Publication: 12/26/2013 Last Publication: 1/23/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press PUBLIC NOTICE Littleton NOTICE OF SALE Public Trustee Sale No. 2013-0705 To Whom It May Concern: On 11/8/2013 the undersigned Public Trustee caused the Notice of Election and Demand relating to the Deed of Trust described below to be recorded in Douglas County. Original Grantor: KEVIN CHRISTIANSEN AND DANETTE M CHRISTIANSEN Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR RYLAND MORTGAGE COMPANY, AN OHIO CORPORATION Current Holder of Evidence of Debt: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Date of Deed of Trust (DOT): 10/9/2003 Recording Date of DOT: 10/23/2003 Reception No. of DOT: 2003154320 DOT Recorded in Douglas County. Original Principal Amount of Evidence of Debt: $260,400.00 Outstanding Principal Amount as of the date hereof: $236,524.16 Pursuant to C.R.S. §38-38-101 (4) (i), you are hereby notified that the covenants of the deed of trust have been violated as follows: Failure to pay principal and interest when due together with all other payments provided for in the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust and other violations of the terms thereof. THE LIEN FORECLOSED MAY NOT BE A FIRST LIEN. The property described herein is all of the property encumbered by the lien of the deed of trust. Legal Description of Real Property: LOT 65 CHATFIELD FARMS FILING NO. 1-A, COUNTY OF DOUGLAS, STATE OF COLORADO. Which has the address of: 10225 Kimberwick Drive, Littleton, CO 80125 NOTICE OF SALE The current holder of the Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust described herein, has filed written election and demand for sale as provided by law and in said Deed of Trust. THEREFORE, Notice Is Hereby Given that on the first possible sale date (unless the sale is continued*) at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 26, 2014, at the Public Trustee’s office, 402 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, I will sell at public auction to the highest and best bidder for cash, the said real property and all interest of said Grantor(s), Grantor(s)’ heirs and assigns therein, for the purpose of paying the indebtedness provided in said Evidence of Debt secured by the Deed of Trust, plus attorneys’ fees, the expenses of sale and other items allowed by law, and will deliver to the purchaser a Certificate of Purchase, all as provided by law. First Publication: 1/2/2014 Last Publication: 1/30/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press Dated: 11/12/2013 GEORGE J KENNEDY DOUGLAS COUNTY Public Trustee The name, address and telephone numbers of the attorney(s) representing the legal holder of the indebtedness is: CYNTHIA LOWERY-GRABER Colorado Registration #: 34145 999 18TH STREET SUITE 2201, DENVER, COLORADO 80202 Phone #: (303) 865-1400 Fax #: (303) 865-1410 Attorney File #: 13-07120 *YOU MAY TRACK FORECLOSURE SALE DATES on the Public Trustee website: http://www.douglas.co.us/publictrustee/ Legal Notice No.: 2013-0705 First Publication: 1/2/2014 Last Publication: 1/30/2014 Publisher: Douglas County News Press


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